Fingal County Council has launched its Business Promotion Grant scheme. The grant can fund initiatives aimed at promoting, generating or sustaining business in an area, like:
- Marketing or promoting a business area or category (including online campaigns)
- Events that showcase products or services in an area, or that attract customers to a business area: showcases for products or services, musical performances, public art exhibitions and other forms of performance,
- Small scale civic or public space projects including streetscape improvements, signage, street furniture etc. that improve the space in the area or make a business area seasonally attractive to customers
The closing date is Friday 5th December 2014.
The aim of the grant is to:
- Help generate and sustain business activity by delivering tangible outputs such as increased footfall
- Encourage businesses/retailers in an area to work collaboratively and collectively to promote and sustain business activity in their area
- Encourage the Business Community in Fingal to work with Fingal County Council and other public agencies
- €20,000 euros in each Fingal Electoral area, will be available (€100,000 total fund)
- The grant will fund up to 75% of costs once the applicant provides a funding contribution of 25% of the cost of the proposed initiative.
- 100% funding may be provided in exceptional circumstances i.e. if a proposal for a project of exceptional merit is submitted and no other source of funding is available to the applicant.
The full details of the scheme, together with an application form are in the links below:
Full details of the scheme and an application form are also available on the Business and Economy pages at www.fingal.ie or contact Rachel Lindsay, Fingal County Council, Economic Development Services, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, County Dublin or e-mail email@example.com for an application form.